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Establishing a session

This section provides an overview of how to establish a proxy session using the Qlik Sense Proxy Service (QPS).

A The default port is 443 (HTTPS). If no other suitable certificate is available on the machine, the Qlik Sense service certificate is used to secure the request.

Parse incoming request:

  • Virtual proxy prefix?
  • Target service: Qlik Sense Engine Service (QES), Qlik Sense Repository Service (QRS), or Qlik Management Console (QMC)?
  • Request headers
  • Request type: Engine, static, or dynamic content?
  • Etc.


  • Valid ticket or any session ID: Yes
  • Anonymous users enabled: Yes
  • Header authentication enabled and user ID present in header: Yes
  • Invalid ticket or no session ID and no ticket: No
D If the session ID is invalid, redirect to the Authentication module.